|Author||: Robert Kimmel Smith|
|Release Date||: 2009-01-19|
|ISBN 10||: 9781439590010|
|Pages||: 93 pages|
|Rating||: 4/5 from 13 reviews|
A young boy who loves to eat chocolate all day develops a disease called Chocolate Fever and decides to run away.
by Stephanie Ridout
Explain the importance of healthy eating with this strange tale of overindulgence. Use this resource for multiple activities for use with independent reading groups. Design a character chart that details Henry and his relationship with his family. Connect words from the chapter to their meaning. Students explain what they already know about germs and how they spread, prior to reading the chapter. Step into Henry's shoes and imagine what it would be like to be scared and confused at theGET BOOK!
by Robert Kimmel Smith
The award-winning children’s classic - now a major film Peter was so excited that Grandpa was coming to live with his family - but he hadn’t expected Grandpa to take his room... Peter loves his Grandpa, but now he feels he has only one choice: to declare war! With the help of his friends, Peter devises outrageous plans to make Grandpa surrender the room. But Grandpa is tougher than he looks. Rather than give in, Grandpa plans toGET BOOK!
by Denise Cunningham,Nicole Sullivan
Enhance your reading comprehension lessons with Story Squares?! This versatile resource will encourage a love of reading in your students while developing a wide range of skills. Using 40 timeless classics of children?s literature, students are challenged to respond to reading assignments using the skills of Language Arts, Writing, Higher-Order Thinking, and Creative Arts. Students are given the power to choose the activities they wish to complete. With 800 activities available, readers are bound to find options that interest and informGET BOOK!
by Gail Herman,Who HQ
As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports. And why not? He was a natural at football, basketball, and, of course, baseball. But beyond athletic skill, it was his strength of character that secured his place in sports history. In 1947 Jackie joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the long-time color barrier in major league baseball. It was tough being first- not only did "fans" send hate mail but some of his own teammates refused to accept him. Here is an inspiring sportsGET BOOK!
by Robert Kimmel Smith
It's tough for eleven-year-old Ned to stop eating. At four-feet-eight inches tall he weighs one hundred and nine pounds, and he keeps growing--wider. When his pareents send him to a summer diet camp, he and his bunkmates can't quite give up their old habits. The joys of candy and doughnuts are so appealing that "cheating" adventures seems to be the only answer. The problem, of course, is how to lose weight and keep eating sweets. When Ned finally realizes thatGET BOOK!
by Laurie Halse Anderson
It's late summer 1793, and the streets of Philadelphia are abuzz with mosquitoes and rumors of fever. Down near the docks, many have taken ill, and the fatalities are mounting. Now they include Polly, the serving girl at the Cook Coffeehouse. But fourteen-year-old Mattie Cook doesn't get a moment to mourn the passing of her childhood playmate. New customers have overrun her family's coffee shop, located far from the mosquito-infested river, and Mattie's concerns of fever are all but overshadowed byGET BOOK!
by Robert Kimmel Smith
Ten-year-old Bobby Ellis loves everything about baseball, from the hits to the hot dogs. That's why he calls himself Bobby Baseball! Every day he dreams of becoming a major league pitcher and joining the stars in the Baseball Hall of Fame. And what better place to start his career than right here on his own Kids Club team, the Hawks? But the hawks' coach happens to be Bobby's father, who has other ideas. "You're a natural second baseman," he says,GET BOOK!
by Adrian Beck
After accidentally going viral, Derek is now on a mission to go viral DELIBERATELY! After all, what's more SUPERCOOL than being an internet hit? The only problem is, none of his ideas are quite working out as he expected. But Derek's not the type to give up. No way! He is determined to achieve VIRAL VICTORY - even if it's the last thing he ever does.GET BOOK!
by Patrick Skene Catling
In this zany twist on the legend of King Midas and his golden touch, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate! Can you ever have too much of your favorite food? John Midas is about to find out…. The Chocolate Touch has remained a favorite for millions of kids, teachers, and parents for several generations. It's an enjoyable story that pulls in even reluctant readers.GET BOOK!
by James Buckley, Jr.
Discover the man behind the chocolate bar! Milton Hershey’s life was filled with invention and innovation. As a young man, he was not afraid to dream big and work hard. Eventually, he learned the secret to mass-producing milk chocolate and the recipe that gave it a longer, more stable shelf life. He founded a school for those who didn’t have access to a good education and an entire town for his employees. Both his chocolate empire and hisGET BOOK!
by Nirit Littaney
Meet Candy, the cute girl who loves chocolate so much she dreams about it at night. Grab some sweets and follow Candy though a Magical Chocolate Kingdom that fills her belly and teaches her an important lesson about limits, after something very unexpected happens in the delicious empire. Though the vivid illustrations are sure to make your mouth water, Candy's new understanding is the real treat even you can munch on! Excellent for early readers and children ages 3-8. Book 1GET BOOK!
by Lucy McCormick Calkins,Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (Columbia University)
Noted teacher/author Lucy Calkins and a team from The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Community have created the most comprehensive and accessible leveled lists and guides for nearly 1,200 children's trade books.GET BOOK!
by Frieda Wishinsky,Jock McRae
When Anne has to do a school project, she picks a delicious subject - chocolate! Then she gets a mysterious CD-ROM, and with a click of the mouse she's traveling in time: arguing with Columbus, sipping cocoa with the queen, tasting the world's first chocolate chip cookie. It's the greatest adventure ever!GET BOOK!